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"It's not like Joe Hollywood's going to come knock on the door of some instrumental doom band in Saskatoon," drummer Jim Ginther said. "When they reached out to us, we did everything in our power as quickly as we possibly could to put it together. We learned everything by trial and error along the way."
This June, a werewolf law enforcer will get some extra firepower as he patrols - or prowls - to the sounds of Saskatoon doom metal band Shooting Guns.
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"This is Saskatchewan common sense. Measure twice, cut once," Health Minister Dustin Duncan told reporters Wednesday.
Lean methods aren't to blame for the government underestimating the size of a provincial children's hospital, the health minister says.
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They Weyburn restaurant under fire for hiring temporary foreign workers has issued a response. Read it here:
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The Weyburn restaurant at the centre of temporary foreign worker scandal today issued a statement. It is republished in full below:
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In Leading Ladies, Jack and Leo don dresses in an attempt to fool an elderly woman into thinking they’re her two long-lost nieces, and therefore worthy of her fortune. Here, we learn more about the actors and their characters.
When you’re a down on your luck Shakespearean actor, why not take a page out of a Shakespeare script?
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“We’re not bitter about it,” McKague said in an interview Monday. “We just think it’s an opportunity for the city to think about solar access.”
Despite changes to plans for a nearby building, a City Park resident believes her hopes of building a solar home have been thwarted.
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"In Saskatchewan? Are you kidding me? You need your licence," said Ron Piche, pointing to a scarcity of public transportation, deadly cold winters and a driver's licence requirement for many jobs.
A Saskatoon defence lawyer is "steamed" about a new provincial law that would suspend the licence of every accused drunk driver while his or her charge is before the courts. For those who plead not guilty and want a trial, that could take six months to a couple of years.
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Saskatchewan Roughriders exceed salary cap, face fine #cfl  
The Saskatchewan Roughriders were the only CFL team to exceed the salary cap during the 2013 season.
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The province will spend $20 million to add 24 inpatient beds to the Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan.
The province will spend $20 million to add 24 inpatient beds to the Children’s Hospital of Saskatchewan.
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It's good to see that, even among free-enterprisers in this country, logic is prevailing when it comes to abuses of the federal government's temporary foreign worker program, writes Murray Mandryk.
It's good to see that, even among free-enterprisers in this country, logic is prevailing when it comes to abuses of the federal government's temporary foreign worker program.
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The aquatic invasive species working group has a simple, critical message for Saskatchewan boaters: don't move a mussel.
The aquatic invasive species working group has a simple, critical message for Saskatchewan boaters: don't move a mussel.
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On Friday, October 17, 1902, G. Wesley Norman and his brother, Leonard, tugged at their Washington hand press to produce 1,000 copies of Saskatoon's newspaper, The Phoenix. The weekly was produced in a small frame building on 21st Street.

The paper was then bought and sold a couple of times and was reborn in 1907 as the Daily Phoenix. It was published three times a week until 1909 when it became a daily and was renamed the Saskatoon Capital in 1910.

In 1912 the paper was sold again to W. F. Herman and Talmage Lawson and its name was changed from the Capital to the Saskatoon Daily Star.

During the 1920's a series of sales and purchases between newspaper owners in Saskatoon and Regina left Saskatoon with two daily papers, Saskatoon Daily Star and The Daily Phoenix.

Then, on January 1st, 1928, the Sifton family, publishers of the Winnipeg Free Press bought and amalgamated the papers to form the Saskatoon Star-Phoenix.

The Siftons owned the paper until it was purchased by Hollinger Newspapers in 1996. Hollinger was purchased by CanWest Global Communications Corp. in 2000. The StarPhoenix is now a division of Postmedia Network Inc.